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Sampler (USA)

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Elizabeth Starr Fowler. We acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in stem, cross, detached chain, eyelet, and rococo stitches on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

This object was bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer.

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Sampler (USA); Embroidered by Elizabeth Starr Fowler (American, 1822 - 1904); silk embroidery on linen foundation; 1981-28-139

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